Union Hook and Ladder and Heavy Rescue Company

Captain – Timothy Schmidt
1st Lt. – Jason DiGrazia
2nd Lt. – Michael Manzella
Treasurer – Joseph Argento
Secretary – Richard Marrone

The job of Hook and Ladder is to perform Search and Rescue operations, to perform Ventilation and extrication of injured persons from motor vehicle accidents. All firefighters must be certified in basic firefighting as outlined by the State of New York. The Company currently has a roster of 40 members who live throughout the West Islip Fire District. These men and women have decided to give up their spare time and energy to help safeguard the lives and property of the Citizens of the Community. Often selflessly putting their lives on the line for total strangers. The company currently operates with a 2008 Pierce Dash Heavy Rescue and a 2012 Pierce Velocity 95ft Ladder truck.